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Blackthorn Operating Group Brings Topgolf Swing Suite to Toscana Park


Blackthorn Operating Group Brings Topgolf Swing Suite to Toscana Park

By Brian Weis

The Blackthorn Operating Group is proud to announce a partnership with Topgolf Swing Suite that will transform the Blarney Hole, located in Toscana Park in Granger, into a Topgolf Swing Suite for Michiana residents and visitors seeking a fun entertainment option.

Scheduled to open in December 2018, Blackthorn Topgolf Swing Suite will house six (6) high-tech, industry-leading simulators that can be rented for a fun and interactive social gatherings. Each bay will feature comfortable lounge seating, HDTVs and food and beverage service.

"Along with my partners, we are excited to bring one of the top entertainment brands in the country to Michiana," said Tim Firestone, Blackthorn Operating Group CEO. "Topgolf Swing Suite is a fun and interactive experience that provides many different options for gaming outside of golf. It can be enjoyed by anyone, from kids to adults, making it a true family experience."

The Topgolf Swing Suite games are designed for both golfers and non-golfers alike. Up to eight people can play, eat, drink and hang out in each bay. The Topgolf Swing Suite can be rented for corporate and social gatherings including birthdays, graduations and bachelor / bachelorette parties.

"We are proud to team up with the Blackthorn Operating Group to provide a new kind of interactive social experience, featuring industry-leading Full Swing Simulators, that will entertain all ages and golfers and non-golfers alike," said Topgolf Swing Suite President Ron Powers.

Follow Blackthorn's social media outlets for additional information. Properties with social channels under the Blackthorn Operating Group banner include: The Blarney Hole by Blackthorn, Blackthorn Golf Club, Signal Point Club by Blackthorn and Spirited.

Revised: 11/12/2018 - Article Viewed 2,057 Times - View Golf Course Profile

About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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